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How an Academic Advisor became the “Tokyo Guy”

Mon, February 8, 2016
Academic advisors in front of Azabu Hall on TUJs campus

Education Abroad Sends Advisors to Tokyo and Rome

by Zachary Martin

During freshman orientation, we introduce ourselves by giving a fun fact, an icebreaker, like how Ruth, the director of Honors, had a cake delivery service via motorcycle in college. Such amusing trivia allows students to connect with us. This year, my fun fact was that I recently got back from TUJ, Temple’s campus in Tokyo, Japan. Students haven’t stopped asking me about my experience. It worked.

Temple University receives 2016 IIE Heiskell Award for “Internationalizing the Campus”

Mon, January 25, 2016
Temple advisors on excursion during their visit to Temple Rome

University’s International Educators Academy (IEA) Recognized as Model

PHILADELPHIA, January 25, 2015--The Institute of International Education, a national non-profit dedicated to international education and training, awarded Temple University a 2016 Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education.  

Closed for Winter Break 12/24 through 1/3

Thu, December 24, 2015

Temple University will be CLOSED for the winter break from December 24, 2015 through January 3, 2016. We will reopen on January 4th with regular hours (8:30am-5pm).

During this time, if you are experiencing an emergency overseas, please refer to the Emergency Contact instructions below:


If a student overseas is involved in an emergency situation, the student should either contact a local emergency responder or the on-site staff immediately. If the student is unable to do so, please contact us as follows:

Students studying abroad through Temple University in Europe are safe

Mon, November 16, 2015

In the wake of the attacks in Paris last Friday, Temple University reports that all students studying abroad through the university in Europe are safe. There are 5 Temple University students studying abroad in France this semester, and an additional 173 students studying abroad with Temple University elsewhere in Europe, including Temple students and those from visiting institutions studying on Temple programs.

Conference proposal submission is open for the 10th Annual Global Temple Conference

Thu, August 27, 2015

The 2014 Global Temple Conference was an astounding success! Over 500 attendees and 100 presenters joined us. From engaging panels to the vibrant poster session to a wonderful keynote address by Dr. Christiaan Morssink, the Temple University community demonstrated a range of artistic talents and scholarly pursuits. The Conference Planning Committee would like to thank all of our presenters and attendees for creating such a memorable event!

Education Abroad welcomes Madelyn Sullivan

Sun, August 23, 2015
Madelyn Sullivan

Madelyn manages the front desk at the office and is the first point of contact for students who want to study abroad. She graduated with a BBA International Business at Temple University, where she spent her junior year on an exchange program at Ewha Womans University in Korea. During her year in Korea, she took advanced Korean language classes, made friends from all over the world, and also traveled to France and Taiwan.

Early Decision Scholarship Recipients Announced

Tue, June 30, 2015

Congratulations to the recipients of the Temple University Early Decision Scholarships for Spring 2016 study abroad! Temple students studying at Temple University Japan, Rome or Spain can apply for a scholarship to help defray the costs of studying in these locations. Awards range depending on the program but may be up to $3000. This year, students who completed their applications early were considered for an early decision. Recipients of the Early Decision Scholarships are: